Agricultural Equipment Operator
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Perform primary duties on a farm for a farm like: Drive and operate farm equipment for the planting, maintaining, and harvesting of crops in fields. During planting, this would include attaching, moving, and/or operating equipment including tractors with planters and air seeders attached; sprayers for maintaining weed suppression before and immediately after planting. During the growing season, we would need field scouting to assess watering, weed and insecticide needs; mixing, loading, and filling the sprayer; reporting and maintaining accurate records. During harvest, the workers would be responsible for attaching, moving, and/or operating harvesting equipment such as self-propelled combines, grain carts attached to tractors, and drive semi-trucks to grain facilities. Mend fences. Secondary tasks include: dirt work with the skid loaders, dirt scrapers, and loaders; nutrient application; maintaining field equipment; loading, moving and baling native grasses; tree removal and weed suppression in native grasses.
Workers will purchase food and prepare meals in a fully equipped kitchen, provided by the employer. Employer will make sure workers have access to a grocery store at least once per week.
For the entire duration of the work contract, transportation from the housing location to the work site and back each day will be provided at no cost to the worker.